Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 06-07-2007, 10:19 PM   #1
aluminauti
 
whitelight's Avatar
 
Where we , Park it!
Join Date: Dec 2002
Posts: 304
Images: 6
Insta Matic Airconditioner in 75 Argosy

We have an "Insta-Matic" airconditioner installed in our 75 22' Argosy. We do have the installation manual for it. (looks like original, mid 70's equipment, as this document refers to the 1-800 phone # as a "Watts Line!")

This unit is big, square (ugly), & doesn't have a cowling like an Armstrong.

The unit doesn't get cold anymore . . . so:

1) Is it possible to repair? (probably not due to the old freon);

2) Replace with new A/C
- the manual doesn't show any type of drain hose attachment
- did the small Argys of this year even have drain hoses like their shiny brothers of the same era?

3) Scrap the unit & install a fantastic fan?

The A/C opening appears to be a square 14", braced with wood around the sides. Even the manual says the opening has to be 14" square. (We had a 74 31' with Armstrong A/C & the opening seemed more of a creative shape!)

We're on the west coast & the only time we've ever used the A/C is during the week of the Salem Int'l rally . . .

Any bits of wisdom out there about this old A/C . . . .
__________________
whitelight is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Argosy Motorhome Manual & Brochures WANTED Rik Argosy Motorhomes 28 05-22-2017 12:45 PM
Stripping an Argosy CHRIS CANNON Cleaning, Stripping & Polishing 8 05-11-2017 05:42 PM
confused Argosy newbie Dave Cole All Argosy Trailers 23 09-15-2006 10:36 PM
New Argosy owner! barbwire All Argosy Trailers 33 04-15-2003 08:14 PM
1985 Argosy MH???? ViewRVs Airstream Motorhome Forums 8 03-21-2002 08:39 PM


Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:34 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.